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Goa to host 47th International Film Festival of India

Goa, Nov 19: Goa is all set to host the biggest celebration of cinema with the commencement of the 47th International Film Festival of India (20th November – 28th November, 2016). A curtain raiser press conference was addressed by Director International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Shri C. Senthil Rajan, , Vice Chairman, Entertainment Society of Goa Shri Rajendra Talak, ...

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To increase the price benefits to the farmers, it is necessary that the farmers are provided timely market information and developing software applications:Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 19: The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that in order to ensure future increases in agriculture output and double the farmers’ income by 2022, focus should be on higher agriculture productivity especially in view of the limitation on expanding crop area,. The Finance Minister said it is possible by leveraging technology-especially for high yielding and ...

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Wreath Laying at Teen Murti Memorial to Honour Indian Cavalry

New Delhi, Nov 19: A wreath laying ceremony was organised today at the Teen Murti Memorial by the Cavalry Officer’s Association (COA) to honour the sacrifice and splendid contribution of the Indian Cavalry since World War I. The wreaths were placed by serving and retired officers of the Cavalry fraternity of the Indian Army including Gen V N Sharma (Retired), ...

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New TDR policy will affect the revamp of suburbs hard

Mumbai, Nov 18: The new Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) policy linking Floor Space Index (FSI) to the width of the roads will impact the redevelopment projects in the suburbs ‎of Mumbai, say property experts. Now, instead of the blanket FSI of 2 currently in force, the new rules will base the TDR on the width of the road along ...

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Asst. police inspector suspended,3 other arrested under for cheating a builder

Mumbai, Nov 18: An asst. police inspector Sanjay Mali who was deputed at the Santacruz Police Station in Mumbai was suspended with immediate effects and other three who were accused namely Raju Sawant, Maruti Gohil and Mahesh Shetty have been arrested by Mumbai police under the Indian Penal Code sections under the charge of cheating a builder for Rs 3 ...

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Death Claims to be Processed within 07 Days and Retirement Claims to be Settled on the Day of Retirement

New Delhi, Nov 18: The Prime Minister of India during the PRAGATI review meeting held on 26th October desired that claims related to death cases be prioritized and expedited and retirement claims may be settled on the day of retirement. In accordance, the processes have been reviewed and instructions have been issued to field offices to settle death claims within ...

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Health Plan for Women through Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

New Delhi, Nov 18: The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan has been launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India to provide fixed-day assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care universally to all pregnant women on the 9th of every month. As part of the campaign, a package of antenatal care services would be provided to ...

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Strict Action against Tax Evaders using other persons’ Bank Accounts

New Delhi, Nov 18: Person(s) who allows His Or Her Bank Account to be misused for this purpose can be Prosecuted for Abetment under Income Tax Act; Government appeals to people NOT to come in the Lure of Black Money Converters and be a Partner in this Crime of Converting Black Money into White through this method and help join ...

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Defence Minister Awards Skill Certificates to Retiring Naval Sailors

New Delhi, Nov 18: It was indeed a proud moment for the retiring naval sailors as they were awarded with “Skill Certificates” and handed over the “Placement Letters” by the Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar and the Hon’ble Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy in the presence of Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC the ...

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Government has approved to revive Five defunct fertilizers plants

New Delhi, Nov 18: The Government has approved to revive defunct fertilizer units of the Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL)/Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL) by setting up of new urea plants having capacity of producing 1.27 Million Metric Ton (MMT) Urea per annum at each of the five units namely Talcher, Ramagundam, Gorakhpur and Sindri units of FCIL and ...

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